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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
441 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM POSSIBLE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHEAST FROM THE MID ATLANTIC REGION
MONDAY NIGHT AND THEN SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA BY
WEDNESDAY. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTH ACROSS DOWN EAST MAINE
LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND THEN REACH THE REMAINDER OF NORTHERN MAINE
BY TUESDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY BEFORE
TAPERING TO SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL RESULT IN SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON TUESDAY.

MEZ001>006-010-251745-
/O.NEW.KCAR.WC.Y.0007.150126T0100Z-150126T1300Z/
/O.NEW.KCAR.WS.A.0002.150127T1200Z-150128T2000Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...BAXTER ST PARK...
CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...MOUNT KATAHDIN...MILLINOCKET...
EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...HOULTON...HODGDON...
SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
441 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM
EST MONDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM EST
MONDAY. A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS WINTER
STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...HAZARDOUS WIND CHILLS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
  SNOW TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO
  WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. AREAS OF
  BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 7 OR MORE INCHES POSSIBLE
  TUESDAY AND INTO WEDNESDAY.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

MEZ011-015>017-029>032-251745-
/O.NEW.KCAR.WS.A.0002.150127T0600Z-150128T2000Z/
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...
EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...
MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...ELLSWORTH...
BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
441 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL AND DOWN EAST MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 7 OR MORE INCHES POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT
  IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT
  IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

TD/JAH




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